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Crab Alley Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Seafood, Soups, Bar, Pub
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9703 Golf Course Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842-9686
+1 410-213-7800
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Washington Borough, New Jersey
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Still love the place and most of all the views. The prices are higher than Watermans yet the views are better. If you are here for the crab cakes they seem to have added more filler. The kids enjoyed the free popcorn. This used to be the only place I would go in OC, yet now I am finding other... More 

Thank SPMurphy
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything I have had here was good. The steamed shrimp and steamed clam specials are good. I liked the rockfish tacos, They are good fish tacos! Their Old Bay wings are really good!!! This is a place I stop at every time I am in Ocean City!

Thank 0907CC
New Ringgold, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always have to stop in to eat lunch here when vacationing at OCMD. My husband always has the tuna steak sandwich and I have the shrimp tacos. Nice view from upstairs bar of the inlet and boats.

Thank Campingmyway
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love the food here. From the blackened scallops to crabs to fresh tuna. It's all great! Love the upstairs atmosphere and great service.

Thank periwinkle21
Phoenix, Arizona
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158 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

This place is not right at the beach, but it is well worth the relatively short drive to get to there! Very beach and tropics like atmosphere – just what you’d expect from a vacation and resort town. The one thing that definitely stands out and not expected, is how good it is! When we asked our concierge where we... More 

Thank GastroEclectico
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Crab Alley may be known for their delicious crabs, but their Happy Hour menu is awesome! They have the best Fish Tacos!! 2 for $5! They are made with a delicious fresh salsa with shredded cabbage on ale battered rockfish! The best in Ocean City!! And when you pair that with Bunky, the awesome bartender, you can't go wrong! And... More 

Thank Kathi N
South Canaan, Pennsylvania, United States
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90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Excellent all you can eat crab! Great staff. Very clean locations. We went there on vacation and it's not too far from OCMD.

Thank Alyssa K
Cebu Island, Philippines
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We had lunch last week at Crab Alley Restaurant, the food was so good that we wind up ordering a bunch of them to take home. The servings were just right and the price was very good. The Crab Soup was excellent it is a must to have and the crab cake was so good .Every thing they have in... More 

Thank mactanbeach
Alexandria, Virginia
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

This restaurant is a favorite place among the locals. The Maryland crab soup is the best on the beach and on Saturdays you can eat all the oysters you can eat for $ 25 What a bargain.

Thank JohnVeldhuis
Cleveland, Ohio
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

combo platter with a (small) crab cake and fried flounder. It was not worth the $26 it cost. The crab cake was very tasty, though small, but the flounder was thin and dry. They did give you a ton of hush puppies.

Thank kcgoetz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9703 Golf Course Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842-9686
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-213-7800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?